Martin Laschkolnig is the founder and director of the Institute for Potential Development in Linz, Austria. As a captivating and inspiring speaker / keynote speaker and seminar leader in German and English, he inspires audiences in Europe, the USA and the Middle East.

He is an expert on personality development, energy psychology and self-confidence and helps teams and companies to be more motivated, performer and successful.

In partnership with America’s # 1 Success Coach, Jack Canfield, (known from „The Secret“ and co-founder of the over 500 million-volume „Chicken Soul“ empire), Martin Laschkolnig has access to more than 40 years of research in the area of ​​success , Satisfaction and personal high performance. In 2004, Jack Canfield published the book „The Success Principles“ in which he summarizes the essence of this 40 years of experience and research (published in German as „Compass for the Soul“ by Goldmann Verlag). Thanks to Martin Laschkolnig, this content is now also available in German in the form of inspiring lectures and moving seminars.

Martin Laschkolnig offers the best of two worlds: economic expertise and experience from many years of entrepreneurship and philosophical depth through a study of Buddhist philosophy with Tibetan monks in India. Intensive work with energy psychology and his mentor Jack Canfield, complemented his wide range of knowledge and heart.

As the Austrian representative of the International Council for Self-esteem, he also has a wealth of expertise in building an environment that promotes self-confidence and self-esteem – in the family, school, business or society. This is the foundation of the Jointly Moving Mountains program, which helps motivated executives, enthusiastic employees, and a work environment that promotes happiness and achievement.

Martin Laschkolnig always adapts his lectures and trainings to his audience – possible languages ​​are Austrian, High German and almost perfect English.

In 2012 he published his book „Die Bildungslücke“, which he published together with his colleague Thilo Baum. In September 2012, the book was awarded the Special Prize of the Trainer Book 2012. Twenty experts convey in concise, concise contributions the knowledge that is needed in life today, but not taught at school.


German Speakers Association e.V. (GSA) – Member of the Board and Past President Chapter Austria (2010-2012)



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Representatives of the GSA on the board of the Global Speakers Federation
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